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The Collection Lincoln Archaeology

Archaeology Day 2016: Can you dig it?

22 July 2016

Discover ancient treasures and local finds with The Collection and Heritage Lincolnshire on Archaeology Day (26 July).

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Irresponsible drivers travel wrong way along one-way street

21 July 2016

Motorists in Lincoln are being reminded that it is an offence to travel the wrong way along one way streets following several reports to Lincolnshire Police of vehicles travelling the wrong way along Ripon Street.

Bardney Bridge

New traffic lights on Bardney Bridge will help reduce carbon footprint

21 July 2016

A £60,000 project will see the traffic lights either side of Bardney Bridge updated.

Resurfacing roadworks

Resurfacing to start 8 August on A631 Bishopbridge Road, Glentham

21 July 2016

Resurfacing of the A631 at Glentham will take place with overnight works from Monday 8 August to 2 September.

Water rescue

Stay safe around water this summer Video

20 July 2016

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue is warning everyone to have fun in the sun, but to stay safe around water this summer.

Photo of Cllr Mrs Talbot

Committee to take immediate action over 'Glenfield' proposals

20 July 2016

Health Scrutiny Committee votes for public consultation over proposed de-commissioning of congenital heart disease surgery at East Midlands Congenital Heart Centre.

Fire station open day

Family fun at Lincoln South Fire Station and Lincoln City Football Club

20 July 2016

Residents in Lincoln are being invited to join their local firefighters and local football heroes at annual open day.

Emergency Planning Bike Winner

Welton girl wins bike in emergency planning competition

20 July 2016 | Updated: 21 July 2016

The knowledge of what to do in an emergency has netted a Welton girl a new bicycle.

Picture of the beast gritter

Lorry drivers wanted to join the Lincolnshire gritting team

20 July 2016 | Updated: 22 July 2016

Potential gritter drivers will have the chance to test drive one of the county’s fleet at two upcoming recruitment events.

Bikeability training for schools

Free Bikeability courses this summer to improve cycling skills on the road

20 July 2016

Bikeability is offering free courses this summer for 11 to 16 year olds to learn vital skills helping them to keep safe while cycling on the road.

Exterior of the Museum

Discover women's stories from WW1 at Museum of Lincolnshire Life

20 July 2016

What was it like to be a woman in the First World War? Find out at the Museum of Lincolnshire Life this weekend.

Roadworks

Castlegate, Grantham closed for emergency repairs

19 July 2016

Castlegate, Grantham has been closed to through traffic with immediate effect pending investigations by Anglian Water and county council Highways.

Lincolnshire chalk stream

Festival of free events celebrating Lincolnshire chalk streams

19 July 2016

The Lincolnshire Chalk Streams Project is running a week-long festival of free events this August for all ages, supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Lincolnshire Care Association

County's care workers to be celebrated in special event

19 July 2016 | Updated: 19 July 2016

Thirty care workers will be recognised at a special event organised by Lincolnshire Care Association (LinCA) on 20 July.

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue logo on side of fire engine

New fire and rescue proposals following consultation

19 July 2016

New IRMP proposals following public consultation

Sun Safety

Stay safe as temperatures rise for Lincolnshire's hottest day of the year

18 July 2016 | Updated: 22 July 2016

Lincolnshire may experience “heatwave” conditions over the next few days, according to Met Office forecasts.

Roadworks

Temporary closure for High Road, Londonthorpe, near Grantham

14 July 2016

A temporary road closure will be in place at High Road, Londonthorpe on Tuesday 19th July.

Crossing

New puffin crossing facilities to be installed at Fydell Street/Carlton Road junction, Boston

14 July 2016

New traffic signals are to be installed at the Fydell Street/Carlton Road junction, Boston, with works due to start on Monday 8 August.

Young girl child eating food in school Toyton Primary

National recognition for school meal provision

13 July 2016

Lincolnshire County Council’s Food in Schools team shortlisted finalists for a national award.

visitors to lincoln castle

Poppies: Wave at Lincoln Castle welcomes 200,000th visitor

8 July 2016

Over 200,000 people have visited Poppies: Wave - just six weeks after it opened at Lincoln Castle.

Counterfeit DVDs in van

Working towards a fake free Lincolnshire

8 July 2016

Lincolnshire Trading Standards seize thousands of counterfeit DVDs from a trader at Eastgate Market in Ingoldmells.

Children fire safety

Family fun at Gainsborough Fire Station

8 July 2016

Residents in Gainsborough are being invited to join their local firefighters for the station’s annual open day on Saturday 16 July.

Business Lincolnshire

Business breakfast to explore exporting opportunities

8 July 2016

Business Lincolnshire is supporting Natwest’s Exporting is Great Economics Breakfast at the University of Lincoln on Tuesday 12 July

Image of new B1174 roundabout

Overnight closures on B1174 at Grantham

6 July 2016 | Updated: 7 July 2016

Next week there will be two overnight closures on the B1174 between Little Ponton and Spittlegate.

Crossing

New pedestrian crossing to improve safety on the A16 at Sibsey

6 July 2016

On Friday 22 July, work will begin on a new puffin crossing north of the junction of the A16 Main Road and the B1184 Frithville Road.

Signing contract

Warning over will-writing claims

6 July 2016

Lincolnshire Trading Standards warn against using unregulated will writing companies

Poppies at Lincoln Castle

Early evening ceremony ends week of Somme commemorations

4 July 2016

A week of special commemorations will reach their crescendo with a rendition of The Last Post, performed by the Band of the Royal Air Force College Cranwell, at Lincoln Castle on Thursday 7 July at 4.30pm.

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue Fire Engine

Fire crews team up with local business for emergency training

1 July 2016

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue will team up with partner agencies and a local business on Monday 4 July for its latest training exercise.

Working with Families

Lincolnshire highlighted as leading the way in children's services

1 July 2016 | Updated: 8 July 2016

Lincolnshire has been highlighted as leading the way in its work to make a difference to the lives of vulnerable children, according to the latest national report from Ofsted.

Somme commemorations at Lincoln Castle

1200 people turn out to commemorate Somme centenary at Lincoln Castle

1 July 2016

People turned out in their droves early this morning to commemorate 100 years since the Battle of the Somme at Lincoln Castle.

Photo of a Man with computer and mobile phone

Be #scamaware with Lincolnshire Trading Standards

1 July 2016

Lincolnshire Trading Standards launches plan of action to keep Lincolnshire’s residents safe in support of Scam Awareness Month (July).

Lincoln Eastern Bypass

Local firms urged to bid for work on Lincoln's Eastern bypass

30 June 2016

Four companies have been selected to bid for the contract to build Lincoln’s Eastern Bypass with smaller companies sought to undertake subcontracted works.

Court Door

Prison sentence for illegal cigarette seller

28 June 2016

A Gainsborough shopkeeper receives tough sentence at Lincoln Crown Court for selling illegal cigarettes.

Poppies

Commemorating the Somme centenary

28 June 2016

Lincolnshire will commemorate 100 years since the Battle of the Somme at Lincoln Castle and the Museum of Lincolnshire Life with a series of special events from 1-7 July.

Roadworks

New approach to road works to cut disruption Video

28 June 2016

A new way of managing all works on the county’s roads should help keep traffic flowing more smoothly.

Road surfacing

Canwick Avenue, Bracebridge Heath to be resurfaced, starting 30 June

27 June 2016

Overnight resurfacing works are due to start on Canwick Avenue, Bracebridge Heath on Thursday 30 June.

Panoramic Lincoln

Greater Lincolnshire Devolution – have your say on combined authority

27 June 2016 | Updated: 30 June 2016

People in Greater Lincolnshire are being asked for their views on the creation of a Mayoral Combined Authority with Directly Elected Mayor for the area.

Heritage forum logo

Annual Lincolnshire Heritage Conference showcases projects, funding and education

24 June 2016 | Updated: 29 June 2016

Passionate about Lincolnshire’s rich heritage, volunteer for a history project or perhaps work in the heritage, education or tourism sectors?

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue logo on side of fire engine

Crimewatch live from Lincolnshire

24 June 2016

BBC One’s Crimewatch Roadshow is to broadcast live from Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue’s Waddington training centre on Monday 27 June.

Winners of this years good citizens awards

Lincolnshire's unsung heroes recognised at county show

24 June 2016 | Updated: 29 June 2016

The winners of this year’s Good Citizens Awards have now been presented with their awards at the Lincolnshire Show. The awards were created to recognise the extraordinary work that so many volunteers do throughout Lincolnshire. All winners were treated to a VIP day at the Lincolnshire Show, with a guest, as well as a framed certificate.

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